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Julius Caesar

I came, I saw, I conquered

Rose whale

on 11 October 2012

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"If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it." Julius Caesar When Caesar came into power, the lives of many people, especially Plebeians [commoners, who were at the bottom of the social hierarchy,] were greatly improved. He also improved the way the provinces were governed - Reducing of taxes
- giving food to the poor
- sharing wealth that was conquered at Gaul
- Rewarding people based om qualification, NOT wealth He acknowledged forgiveness and was merciful to those he fought against in the Civil War. He became Dictator by force and bribed his Army and some of the senate Killed and robbed the Gauls
while attempting to conquest their territory More famously with Cleopatra
{47BC} Had affairs and married women because of their family's political status Military victories and success on the battlefields bibliography
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McMchan, Barbara. "Julius Caesar: Historical Background." VROMA :: Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2012. <http://www.vroma.org/~bmcmanus/caesar.html>.
Trueman, Chris. "Julius Caesar." History Learning Site. History Learning Site, n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2012. <http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/julius_ceasar.htm>.
ushistory. "Julius Caesar [ushistory.org]." ushistory.org. Independence Hall Association in Phillidelphia, n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2012. <http://www.ushistory.org/civ/6b.asp>. Who was Julius Caesar? History's Judging of Caesar Positive Actions Many believe Caesar excelled in war, in statesmanship, and in oratory. - Some see him as one who forced his way to dictatorial power and destroyed the republic Rose Whale & Chantal Sutton - Some see him as one who forced his way to dictatorial power and destroyed the republic William Shakespeare presented Caesar in his play as a tyrant "The common people of Rome thought of Caesar as their hero
- In general Caesar's troops respected and were loyal followers. He would also walk along with his troops, and overall, the army viewed him as a leader who would bring them victory Motives Military victories and Power.
He played a critical role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar was a Roman military and political leader. Negative Actions God to create a worldwide democracy Most historians agree that the wars against the Gallic Tribes were fought to boost Caesar's political career and to pay off his debts Caesar's Legacy - - Ambitious
- Let nothing come between him and power
- Part of Rome's original aristocracy Born July 14th, 100 B.C. It is Caesar's conquest of Gaul (France) that is his greatest legacy. Revolutionizing of Rome
and expanding citizenship "I came, I saw, I conquered" Death - Murdered openly in the Roman Senate on the 15th of March 44BC
- Senators awaited to murder him
- Killed as he was viewed as a threat to the Roman republic Caesar is considered one of the main pillars of Roman literature Crossing of the Rubicon without approval from the Senate
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